IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Aerial Powers scored 25 points and had a key steal and two free throws in the closing seconds, Tori Jankoska hit four free throws in the final 23 seconds and No. 17 Michigan State held off Iowa 74-69 on Sunday.
Megan Gustafson made 1 of 2 free throws with 34 seconds left to pull Iowa within 68-67. Jankoska then made two free throws with 23.7 seconds to play and Powers followed with a steal and two free throws at 15.4 seconds. Ally Disterhoft made a layup to get Iowa within three but Jankoska iced it with two at the stripe with five seconds left.
Jankoska had 11 points, Branndais Agee 15 and Jasmine Hines 11 with 10 rebounds for the Spartans (18-5, 9-3 Big Ten), who won the first meeting 80-73.
Disterhoft had 17 points for the Hawkeyes (15-9, 5-7) and Chase Coley and Tania Davis had 12 each.